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Susan Silberberg is a city planner, urban designer, arts and cultural planner, architect, author, and educator. She works with public and private clients to improve our cities and communities and make great things happen. As the Founder and Principal of CivicMoxie, LLC, she has led numerous arts and cultural plans, community development initiatives, and commercial district revitalization plans. She also advises private clients on land planning and real estate projects involving complex issues regarding mission, legacy planning, and context. Susan speaks around the world on public space activation and economic development in the context of community collaboration and capacity. She most recently spoke at “Open to the Public,” a forum on public space and security hosted by the National Capital Planning Commission and ASLA at the Navy Memorial in Washington, DC. Her TEDx talk “Want Global Change? Get Local!” can be viewed below.

In The News

Susan Silberberg offers thoughts on Rethinking Security & Access in Public Space

October 9, 2019

“How do we keep people safe in these public spaces while ensuring they remain active social places that foster civic engagement and openness?.“

Susan Silberberg to lead arts and cultural planning effort for Brookhaven, Georgia

September 1, 2019

“City Council approves contract for Arts and Culture Master Plan.“

Susan Silberberg offers keynote address at the Shaping Portland’s Future Conference

October 28, 2017

“Engagement and collaboration is the path some individuals are using to develop more effective advocacy on growth, development and change.“

Susan Silberberg interviewed about Manchester Connects planning initiative

November 10, 2016

“More residents, more customers: Manchester looks to grow its downtown business community by growing its downtown neighborhoods“

Susan Silberberg to Speak at the "Vital Public Spaces" Workshop

February 20, 2015

Susan Silberberg to speak at the “Vital Public Spaces” workshop in Geneva Switzerland at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Housing and Land Management.

Five Best Ideas of the Day

December 12, 2014

Susan Silberberg has one of the Aspen’s Institute’s “Five Best Ideas of the Day”